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Rory McIlroy tops young sports star rich list

Rory McIlroy tops young sports star rich list

The portal NME has announced a competition of the wealthiest musicians in the UK.

The 29-year-old has earned a fortune of £110million, increasing his total by £28m from last year.

Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards remain the wealthiest member of The Rolling Stones with £260m and £245m respectively. He also dominated the singles chart throughout the year, with Shape of You being named the biggest-selling single of 2017.

Ed Sheeran's wealth increased by $38 million (£28 million) in 2017, more than any other musician in the United Kingdom and Ireland, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

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Niall Horan made £46 million, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson both raked in £42 million.

The full annual Rich List, which will be published on Sunday May 13, calculates the wealth of the 1,000 richest people in Britain based on "identifiable wealth", including land, property, assets such as art and racehorses, and significant shares in public companies.

Although, he has made a laudable achievement in 2017, he still has a long way to catch up with British richest young musician, Adele whose net worth is estimated to be around £140million.

He added: "We think it won't be long before some of these relative newcomers will surpass the wealth racked up by rock legends who in some cases have been on stage for almost half a century".


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